Just about everyone celebrates St. Paddy’s Day in one form or another — gallivanting in a leprechaun costume down the streets of your local parade, baking Irish soda bread and sipping on an ice cold pint of beer or by discussing what to eat in an adorkable video on YouTube. This year, we’re celebrating with the latter at the mercy of SORTED Food‘s charming lads where they talk (in delightful British accents) about odd sounding Irish dishes such as Boxty, Coddle or Barmbrack.
Watch “What to Eat on St. Patrick’s Day”
But that’s not all. After watching these two Irish enthusiasts celebrate with a full stomach (and full glasses) we were inspired to check out some cookbooks perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Irish Recipes for Saint Patrick’s Day by Paddy O’Furniture really grabbed our attention and serves as the perfectly silly guide for the best Irish recipes for celebrating the holiday with friends and family. Heck, this collection of drinks, jokes and food is perfect for any day, really.
But, let’s get serious. This next book shows the thriving food scene in Ireland. Clodagh McKenna, the author of Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen, is a fresh take on traditional flavors. in which she elevates everything from soda bread to lamb stew in this gorgeously yummy new cookbook.